Sharon is a business minded tax attorney who represents clients on a wide range of domestic and cross-border matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring, tax-free reorganizations, leveraged buyouts, debt financing and joint ventures. Sharon advises clients on the formation of private equity funds, real estate transactions (including the newly developing area of qualified opportunity zones investments), partnerships, limited liability companies and S corporations. In addition, Sharon has extensive experience advising domestic, international and multinational clients on structuring and operational considerations relating to cross-border investments and business transactions.
Prior to joining Klehr Harrison, Sharon worked at a global Fortune 500 energy management and automation company, where she served as director of global tax M&A and corporate transaction and director of tax planning and transactions. In these roles, Sharon has managed all tax aspects of various complex cross border projects, including mergers and acquisitions, internal reorganizations, post-acquisition integration, carve-outs, cash mobilization and other tax planning matters. Sharon previously practiced with an international law firm and a big four public accounting firm.
With more than 18 years of particularly diverse multinational corporate tax experience, Sharon takes pride in successfully aligning tax efficiency with business needs, to solve issues in a practical manner, and driving both strategic value and tax synergies.
New York University School of Law, LL.M., Tax
The College of Management Academic Studies, LL.B, BB
Quoted, “IRS Provides Safe Harbor for 2020 Expenses Paid with PPP Loans,” SHRM HR Today, April 26, 2021
Presenter, “Part Two: Loan Sales and Distressed Loan Recovery Strategies,” accredited CLE program, April 7, 2021
Author, “Significant Tax Provisions of COVID-19 Relief Legislation,” December 28, 2020
Author, “IRS Issued FAQs Providing Guidance on Interaction of PPP Loans and Employee Retention Credit,” December 22, 2020
Author, “New Stimulus Provisions Expected to Allow Deductible Expenses on PPP Loans,” December 22, 2020
Presenter, “Commercial Mortgage Loan Purchases and Sales Revisited,” accredited CLE program, November 18, 2020
Author, “U.S. Department of Treasury Issues IRS Notice on Payroll Tax Deferral“, September 18, 2020
Author, “IRS Provides Additional Relief for QOZ Investments and Investors,” June 18, 2020
Author, “PPP and Main Street Loan Recent Tax Updates,” May 1, 2020
Author, “COVID-19 and Qualified Opportunity Zone Timeline and Deadlines,” April 14, 2020
Author, “CARES Act – Business Interest Deduction and Qualified Improvement Property,” April 6, 2020
Author, “CARES Payroll and Employment Taxes Alert,” April 2, 2020
Author, “CARES Act: Important Tax Provisions,” April 1, 2020